A large number of people attacked Bhat’s house after police raided several houses in Meemandar locality late Wednesday night in search of youth, a police official said.
The locals put up a stiff resistance because of which the police party had to beat a hasty retreat, the official said, adding the mob subsequently attacked Bhat’s house. The mob set on fire the guard room of the MLA’s residence and a motorcycle parked outside it, the official said.
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